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Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Shaquil Barrett (58) smiles while running off the field after defeating the Denver Broncos in an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept.. 27, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/Justin Edmonds)

Buccaneers defense doing its part to help Brady's transition

Sep. 29, 2020 4:05 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A stingy defense that’s getting better by the outing is doing its part to help Tom Brady transform the Tampa Bay Buccaneers into winners. The six-time Super Bowl champion had his best game since joining his new team, throwing for 297 yards, three touchdowns and no interceptions in...

Bucs QB Tom Brady returns to Denver to face nemesis Broncos

Sep. 24, 2020 1:19 PM EDT

TAMPA BAY (1-1) at DENVER (0-2) Sunday, 4:25 p.m. ET, Fox OPENING LINE - Buccaneers by 3½ RECORD VS. SPREAD - Buccaneers 1-1; Broncos 2-0 SERIES RECORD - Broncos lead 7-2 LAST MEETING - Broncos beat Buccaneers 27-7, Oct. 2, 2016, at Tampa LAST WEEK - Buccaneers beat Panthers 31-17; Broncos lost to Steelers...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Leonard Fournette (28) runs off the field with quarterback Tom Brady (12) after Fournette ran 46-yards for a score against the Carolina Panthers during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark LoMoglio)

Fournette gradually carving role with Brady-led Buccaneers

Sep. 21, 2020 5:24 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — It didn’t take Leonard Fournette long to show the Tampa Bay Buccaneers what he can mean to their offense moving forward. The fourth-year pro released in a surprise move by the Jacksonville Jaguars rushed for 103 yards and two touchdowns in his second game with his new team despite...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Leonard Fournette (28) runs off the field with quarterback Tom Brady (12) after Fournette ran 46-yards for a score against the Carolina Panthers during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark LoMoglio)

Brady, Fournette lead Bucs over Panthers 31-17

Sep. 20, 2020 6:41 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tom Brady has a dazzling track record of winning, period. The six-time Super Bowl champion's perfect when it comes to rebounding from rare season-opening losses during a 21-year career after tasting victory with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for the first time on Sunday. Brady threw for 217...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) reacts after an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in New Orleans, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020. The Saints won 34-23. (AP Photo/Brett Duke)

Brady says little about Arians' criticism of QB's play

Sep. 17, 2020 7:27 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tom Brady had little to say Thursday in response to coach Bruce Arians’ critical assessment of the quarterback’s play during the six-time Super Bowl champion’s debut with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Arians made headlines after the Bucs fell to New Orleans 34-23 in the...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) passes in the second half of an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in New Orleans, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Brett Duke)

Brady focused on Panthers, not subpar opening performance

Sep. 17, 2020 6:49 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers expect to be better against the Carolina Panthers. The six-time Super Bowl champion struggled in his debut with his new team, was called out by his coach for throwing an interception that was returned for a touchdown, and only knows one way to move...

Goff, Wentz meet for 2nd time since going 1-2 in 2016 draft

Sep. 17, 2020 9:31 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES RAMS (1-0) at PHILADELPHIA (0-1) Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, Fox OPENING LINE — Rams by 1 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Rams 1-0, Eagles 0-1 SERIES RECORD - Eagles lead 22-19-1 LAST MEETING - Eagles beat Rams 30-23, Dec. 16, 2018 at Los Angeles LAST WEEK - Rams beat Cowboys 20-17; Eagles lost to Washington 27-17...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) reacts after an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in New Orleans, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020. The Saints won 34-23. (AP Photo/Brett Duke)

Loss shows Brady-led Buccaneers far from finished product

Sep. 14, 2020 6:19 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have a lot of things to fix if they’re going to realize their potential this season.. Tom Brady says it. So does Bruce Arians. Truth is, every team in the NFL is saying the same thing one game into a journey they hope will wind up at the Super Bowl. While...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) reacts after an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in New Orleans, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020. The Saints won 34-23. (AP Photo/Brett Duke)

Brady talks perspective, accountability after debut loss

Sep. 13, 2020 11:04 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Tom Brady's 20 previous NFL seasons, six of which ended with him holding the Lombardi Trophy, have taught him not to read too much into a single setback. Not that he wanted to gloss over his mistakes — namely, a pair of interceptions — after a Tampa Bay debut that began...

FILE - Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady talks to offensive coordinator Byron Leftwich during an NFL football training camp practice Friday, Aug. 28, 2020, in Tampa, Fla. Teams with new coaches or new quarterbacks could limit their playbooks early in the season because they missed valuable practice time in the offseason due to the coronavirus shutdown. Even Tom Brady has found it challenging to learn a new system. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)

Brady, Brees to make history in Bucs-Saints Week 1 opener

Sep. 10, 2020 9:01 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — After a century of NFL football, this season’s Week 1 slate features the first game ever to involve two quarterbacks in their 40s: Tampa Bay’s Tom Brady and New Orleans’ Drew Brees. So mark down Sunday’s NFC South Division clash between the Buccaneers and...